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Definition of skulk verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[intransitive] + adv./prep. (disapproving)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they skulk
he / she / it skulks
past simple skulked
-ing form skulking
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to hide or move around secretly, especially when you are planning something bad There was someone skulking behind the bushes. I don't want reporters skulking around here.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: skulk